So I was thinking – How cool is this idea? Turkey Soup with stuffing dumplings! Now sure? well I admit, it is a little far fetch to make on Thanksgiving it self , but the next few days after for leftovers…think about it – I am telling you, AWE –SOME!
I love reinventing the leftovers as you all know, and this soup, is even a fantastic dish for those who are not planning on really celebrating Thanksgiving with a big meal – come on have a little fun that day and Turkey up anyways with this soup.
Please don’t let the size of the ingredient list intimidate you from making this yummy soup. There is nothing hard or scary about this recipe. In fact you will be pleasantly surprised how easy it actual is to make and how satisfying and tasty the final results are.
2 cups leeks, sliced
½ cup carrots, chopped
½ cup celery, chopped
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 cups button mushrooms, quartered
1 tbsp. garlic, minced
1 tsp. thyme
¼ tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. pepper
4 cups chicken broth
2 cups cooked turkey, cubed
½ cup soy milk
In a large saucepan sauté leeks, carrots and celery in olive oil until soft. Add mushrooms and garlic, stirring often. Sprinkle thyme, nutmeg and pepper over vegetables, cook for 1 minute constantly stirring.
Add broth, turkey and soymilk to pot, bring to a boil and reduce heat. Let simmer for 5 minutes, season with salt.
¾ cup soy milk
3 cups diced and staled bread
4 slices turkey pastrami, diced
1 cup onion, finely chopped
½ cup celery, finely chopped
¼ cup chicken broth
¼ cup craisins
2 tbsp. dried oregano
2 tbsp. dried parsley
Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and coat with nonstick spray.
Combine soy milk and eggs in a large bowl. Add bread and soak until liquid is absorbed, set aside.
Cook turkey pastrami, celery, and onion in a skillet until vegetables are soft. Add to bread mixture with remaining ingredients. Form balls with the bread mixture using a scoop, or your hands, squeezing out excess liquid if necessary. Bake the dumplings until brown, 20 minutes. Serve in soup.